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Newtown Science Teacher Charged With Carrying Gun Into Middle School

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NEWTOWN, Conn. — A Newtown Middle School teacher was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of bringing a gun into the building and placed on administrative leave, the News-Times reported.

Jason Adams, 46, of Currituck Road, Newtown, was detained by school security when he was found carrying a concealed weapon, the News-Times said.

Adams has a valid pistol permit, but violated state law and school policy, the News-Times said.

Adams was charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds and released on a promise to appear in state Superior Court in Danbury on April 20.

Sandy Hook Elementary School was the scene of a shooting in which six educators and 20 first-graders were killed by a lone gunman, who also killed himself. 

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